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22 Sep

Your teeth are what you eat ( and drink)!

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We have all heard it, ‘You are what you eat.’  What you eat can affect your general health and the health of you teeth and gums too.  Drinking too many sugary drinks or non nutritious snacks can put you at risk for tooth decay. The good news is it can be prevented. Food that contains […]

16 May

Hacked!!

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McQueary Dental sincerely apologizes if you were affected by our email hack. We are currently unable to access our email due to the hack and are working to restore it. Please disregard any email from us with an e-link in the document. Most anti-virus will stop you before opening. Again we are sorry for the […]

14 Apr

Oral Cancer Awareness Month is April

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April 13-19 is National Oral, Head,and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Oral Cancer accounts for more than 200,000 cases per year according to the Mayo Clinic.    Dental professionals are often the first to notice any abnormalities or changes in your mouth.  We can also be the first to educate our patients on how dangerous and […]

26 Jan

Insurance Terms Defined

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Many times insurance information and the terms seem like something out of a legal dictionary. Unless you have worked with insurance before these terms can seem like a foreign language. Here are some of the most common terms from a blog post in 2013 to help explain them. A Basic Glossary: Annual Maximum – The […]

13 Jul

Is it time to upgrade your smile?

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We’ve all heard “Smile, it increases your face value.” We also know life happens, and we are hardest on the ones we love. Too bad that can sometimes be our teeth.  We use our mouths for so many different tasks everyday like talking, eating, whistling ( if you can), kissing loved ones, for some of us they are tools.  Admit it, most of us have […]

02 Apr

April is National Facial Protection Month

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In honor of Facial Protection Month here are 5 quick tips to prevent facial injuries. The idea is to raise awareness and remind parents/caregivers, coaches and athletes to play it safe while playing sports. 10-39% of dental injuries from sports are caused by a direct hit with a hard object, such as a ball, puck or […]

02 Sep

5 Foods That Actually Improve Oral Health.

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There are many surprising and not-so-surprising foods that are bad for your teeth. But what are some foods that are surprisingly good for your teeth? Despite what you might think, these five foods can actually help improve your oral health and brighten your smile. • Dark Chocolate: Chocolate has always been the patron saint of cavities, […]

21 Aug

Time For A Back to School Dentist Check Up?

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Tooth decay is one of the biggest health issues among children, accounting for over 51 million hours of school time lost every year. What’s more, poor dental health in youth can lead to chronic problems like discomfort, difficulty chewing and the need for painful and expensive procedures down the road. An annual back-to-school dental checkup […]

07 Aug

A kind word about us, left on Google reviews :)

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From Google reviews: Dr. McQueary is the most polite and professional dentist I have ever seen. She listens to you as a patient and never tries to push other services on you. She understands not everyone can afford everything and does everything within her ability to get you taken care of with the budget you […]

25 Jul

Green Tea Helps Create a Healthy Mouth

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According to a recent study, there are dental benefits to drinking green tea.  Green tea contains flavonoids, and flavoids have anti-inflammatory, anti-cavity, antioxidant, and anti-bacterial properties.  Green tea also helps to neutralize an acidic balance in the mouth which, if allowed to persist, can cause etching of the teeth, ‘white spot lesions’ on the teeth, […]